Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a Learned society in the United KingdomIt was founded in 1820 by king George IV. He create it "to reward people with literary merit and excite literary talent". it is a charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK. The RSL has about 600 Fellows. They are elected from the best writers in any genre currently at work.
|Headquarters||Somerset House, London, England, United Kingdom|
|Dame Marina Warner DBE|
|Camilla, Queen Consort|
List of presidentsEdit
|1820–1832||Bishop Thomas Burgess|
|1832–1833||The Lord Dover|
|1834–1845||The Earl of Ripon|
|1849–1851||The Marquess of Northampton|
|1851–1856||The Earl of Carlisle|
|1856–1876||The Rt Rev. Connop Thirlwall (Bishop of St David's until 1874)|
|1876–1884||The Prince Leopold (Duke of Albany from 1881)|
|1885–1893||Sir Patrick Colquhoun|
|1893–1920||The Earl of Halsbury|
|1921–1945||The Marquess of Crewe|
|1946–1947||The Earl of Lytton|
|1947–1982||The Lord Butler of Saffron Walden|
|1982–1988||Sir Angus Wilson|
|1988–2003||The Lord Jenkins of Hillhead|
|2003–2008||Sir Michael Holroyd|
- "History". The Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
- "Fellows". The Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
- "About us — Who we are". The Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 14 December 2020.
- "Membership". The Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 14 December 2020.